My first visit to Washington, D.C., was in the summer of 1964, less than a year after President Kennedy’s assassination. I was 13, and Dad had invited me to take a business trip with him to the nation’s capital.
It is not easy being a senior citizen nowadays. The most recent worry affects those who depend on the Meals On Wheels program for much of their daily nourishment, and the mainstream news outlets are publishing horror stories that have no basis in fact.
I have been holding off on writing a column on the new health plan being worked on in Congress, hoping the provisions would become easier to understand and there would be less of them. It doesn’t look like that is going to happen, so I’m going to do the best I can to give you an overview as it no